Go Birding at Joppa Flats

Birdbanding a Cape May Warbler

Birding Programs

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Joppa Flats hosts a wide variety of birds year-round. Join us on an upcoming birding program or go birding on your own. Whichever you choose, bring the checklist of birds you might see at Joppa Flats.

Report Your Sightings

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After your visit, take a few minutes to submit your bird sightings to Mass Audubon’s eBird page, a collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that is gradually providing us with a comprehensive picture of the abundance and distribution of birds at our wildlife sanctuaries.

Annual Birding Events 

Superbowl of Birding

Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. Our annual event, held in January, celebrates the season and its birds. Learn More

Merrimack River Eagle Festival

Every year we host a grand event marking the return of the Bald Eagles. We hope you'll join us in celebrating these very special winter residents. Learn More